Management and Advancements for Alzheimer’s Disease


Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Consultant pharmacists or pharmacists interested in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-19-037-H01-P
  • Contact Hours: 3.0 Consultant Recertification/General
  • Program Fees: $50.00
  • Dates Available: 12/10/2019 – 12/10/2021
  • Activity Type: Knowledge

Summary

This Alzheimer’s disease continuing education course covers pharmacologic and medical therapies, the role of pharmacists in caring for patients with Alzheimer’s, strategies for addressing the effects of the disease, and ways to support families and caregivers.

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 3 consultant pharmacist recertification hours.


Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology and public impact of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Summarize the pathophysiology of aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Recognize risk factors for disease and measures for prevention.
  • Distinguish clinical manifestations of the disease versus normal aging.
  • Evaluate strategies for individualized patient care.
  • Describe pharmacologic and medical therapies available for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Identify new and emerging developments in disease management.
  • Discuss factors regarding rehabilitation for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Provide support and resources for families and caregivers.
  • Describe legal and ethical considerations in the management of Alzheimer’s disease.

Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

  • Joseph S. Ladd, Pharm.D, BCPS (Author)
  • Randell Doty, Pharm.D (Content Reviewer)

Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion

Review the course material, receive a 70% or higher on the post-test, and submit a course evaluation.


Additional Resources

Please review the resources below before registering for the course.


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The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.